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Kingspan must identify bid partner - Recticel Gene Murtagh, the chief executive of global insulation maker Kingspan. Photo: David Conachy Kingspan's offer of €700m for two divisions of Recticel is "lacking critical information items", the Belgian group has said. It wants to know who Kingspan plans to sell one of the divisions to, and for how much. Cavan-headquartered Kingspan earlier this week...
Mary Kenny: 'Amid relentless march of secularism, Notre-Dame reminds us Christianity still burns bright in Europe' 'The catastrophic fire which enveloped Notre-Dame not only made world headlines, it was striking how many people in so many places were personally upset by the sight of this inferno.' Photo: Getty Images A FRENCH scholar concludes that despite the Catholic faith of the EU's...
Short-circuit ‘most likely cause’ of Notre Dame blaze France has paid a day-long tribute to the Paris firefighters who saved the famous Notre Dame Cathedral from collapse Flames and smoke rise from Notre Dame cathedral (Thibault Camus/AP) Investigators think an electrical short-circuit was the most likely cause of the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, according to a French judicial police official. The official said...
Green Reit puts itself up for sale – the group’s portfolio is worth €1.5bn Judge Paula Murphy gave Patrick O’Neill a two-month suspended sentence, banned him from driving for four years and fined him €250. Stock photo: Depositphotos Dublin-listed Green Reit has put itself up for sale. The decision was made following “a comprehensive and carefully considered review of the strategic options...
Deficit-friendly economist named to State's budget watchdog Michael McMahon, Oxford macroeconomist Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe has appointed Oxford University economist Michael McMahon to the board of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council, an independent body that assesses fiscal budgetary forecasts and proposed policy. Mr McMahon (pictured) is a Professor of Macroeconomics and previously worked at the Bank of England. For three years he...
WBO President orders independent panel to review Kildare boxer Dennis Hogan's controversial world title defeat Dennis Hogan of Ireland looks dejected after the WBA World Championship Light Middleweight title fight at Inselparkhalle on December 5, 2015 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images) The President of the World Boxing Organisation Paco Valcárcel has said he will order an independent panel...
West is best as temperatures to reach up to 22C over Easter weekend Cattle grazing at Ballyloughan Castle in Bagenalstown, Co Carlow. Photo: Roger JonesDancing Queen: Skie Thompson (5) enjoys the music of busker Jose Jobim on Grafton Street, Dublin. Photo: Kyran O'Brien The west is the best this Easter as temperatures are set to hit 20C for much of the...
Taoiseach: 'Lyra's murder is an attack on our nation' Taoiseach Leo Varadkar joins archbishop Diarmuid Martin for the Stations of the Cross in the Phoenix Park Photo: Tony Gavin TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has described the murder of Lyra McKee in Derry as an attack on the nation. He said the people of Ireland, North and South, chose peace, power-sharing and ever-close co-operation on...
Macron postpones yellow vest response as fire devastates Notre Dame Cathedral The president was planning to announce a series of measures after three months of a national debate. Emmanuel Macron (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys) French President Emmanuel Macron has postponed an important address to the nation that was to lay out his response to the yellow vest crisis because of the massive fire...
Tiny Japanese baby ready to go home after five months Ryusuke Sekino weighed just 258g (9oz) when he was born, but is now 3.37kg (7.4lb). Ryusuke Sekino (Kyodo News via AP) A tiny Japanese baby who weighed just 258g (9oz) when he was born five months ago is going home from hospital. Ryusuke Sekino was shown on Japanese TV sitting in his mother’s...

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